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the country, protesting and calling for higher wages and will the demonstrations make a difference? katy tur will join me from the site of one protest in new york city and this is the topic of our big question for you today. do you think today's protest will have any impact on the living wage debate? we have major cities where fast food workers will walk out at the height of lunchtime, weigh in on facebook or twitter. we'll get your remarks on the air. [ female announcer ] it balances you... it fills you with energy... and it gives you what you are looking for to live a more natural life. in a convenient two bar pack. this is nature valley. nature at its most delicious. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone deserves the gift of all day pain relief. this season, discover aleve. all day pain relief with just two pills. >>> developing news coming out of new york city. we are showing you a live look at a news conference being held right you in. it's where the incoming mayor bill de blasio just announced his pick for the next police commissioner, a man who has served as police commissioner in nyc,
right now is below where it was when harry truman was in office. >> nbc's katie toure is live in brooklyn where a protest is scheduled to begin in the next hour. what are you hearing? >> there is a lot of debate on this issue. on the one hand you have the fast food workers and a lot of support out here for them who say they need to be raised to $15. that $7.25 just isn't enough. you hear that woman say she works two jobs even though they're making $7.25 an hour. they're capped out at about 35 hours a week. they say $15 would be a living wage. on the other hand, corporations say $15 is just completely a non-starter. that it won't happen that if that raise happens or any sort of raise happens it will be passed down to the consumer in terms of higher prices for food. there are no hard numbers on this, but it's estimated that a burger would go from $3 to $3.50 and some labor economists say that's not a big deal, because ultimately you will be paying more for food, but not more for welfare services. a lot of these fast food workers are using social services. they use $7 billion in
vantage point to cause a racus. >> when katie couric asked years ago what are you reading that was a lead in. asking what newspapers you're reading is a leadist question. anyway, thank you guys. howard fineman and sam stein. >>> coming up, the president's on a mission to sell his health care plan to the american people, of course. can he make the sale all the way? it's getting close. he's gaining on this thing. >>> plus republicans said they'd reach out to minorities. remember they did that after the big autopsy they called it? with well b one year later looks like the autopsy report is dead itself. they managed to alienate those voters again and again. how about keeping black people from voting, that's a start. >>> and rush limbaugh has attacked everyone to his left. who's next? the pope. called him a marxist. >>> and let me finish tonight with our big show this thursday. as i said the president of the united states is going to be joining us here on "hardball" to talk about the issues we talk about here every night. he's going to be joining the conversation and i can't wait. i know you c
the power of the people don't stop. >> justice -- >> justice. >> nbc's katy tur is outside a wendy's in new york city. >> reporter: hey there, abby. the protest made its way to brooklyn where i'm standing now. it's been happening across the country in cities. over 100 cities are hoping for thousands of workers. there are about 100 here in this wendy's. they've completely blocked the entrance and shut down operations, not allowing anyone to go in or come out. we haven't seen any workers come out of the wendy's to join this protest. i know that's kind of the goal here. so far we have not seen that. they've been chanting things like "we can't survive on $7.25," which is really the heart of the issue. they're saying the minimum wage of $7.25 an hour just isn't enough for them to live. they can't survive on it. they're asking for $15 an hour, calling that a real living wage. now, most of these workers, you might think they're teenagers. that's not the case. they're mostly women over the age of 28. in many cases, they have to work more than one job, two jobs to make ends meet to feed their famili
katie. it's not bad for canned soup, right? pfft! [ laughs ] you nearly had us there. canned soup. [ male announcer ] they just might think it's homemade. try campbell's homestyle soup. ♪ >>> at the top of the show, we talked about detroit's bankruptcy filing, and if you want to sound smart today, tell your friends, the city currently has just 9,700 workers. it has 21,000 retirees drawing benefits. the city, by the way, owes its pension fund an estimated $3.5 billion. >>> all right, let's go to "the cooler." mr. lewis, good morning, sir. >> good morning, brian. now, as ron burgundy continues his worldwide tour to promote "anchor man 2," the living legend couldn't resist joining the olympic trials for curling, and he certainly learned a thing or two. >> feeling of electricity here in the building. >> well, there is, because this is all about the olympics, and by next sunday, we'll know the two olympic teams that will represent -- >> two olympic teams. >> yes. >> one men's. >> one men's team, one women's team and an alternate team? >> no. that's it. >> no. >> that's it. >> eight h
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these would be good for business travel because they can throw them in their suitcase. these comes from katie rock. she uses material out of nicaragua, it's water resistant. activist, all of these bags and her products support girls sports programs around the world, so these particular bags support running programs in ethiopia. >> this is great. >> how could you not love trouble the dog? he's very soft and fluffy, and he comes from sheila duncan of marblehead, massachusetts, who unfortunately had a lot of cancer losses in her family but she was inspired to create him because he brings joy and happiness to whoever has him. her company will donate trouble the dog to children's hospitals. >> sometimes it's nice to give your clients gifts for their kids. >> that's what we were thinking why this would be a good gift for staff or for clients, anyone for a family. even if you don't have a family, nice dog to have. >> this chocolate, last but never least, the chocolate. >> this is delicious. rescue chocolate. she is a big animal lover, has a pet pit bull, she wanted to create this to raise awareness
, stay in touch. [ male announcer ] campbell's homestyle. mmm! this is delicious katie. it's not bad for canned soup, right? pfft! [ laughs ] you nearly had us there. canned soup. [ male announcer ] they just might think it's homemade. try campbell's homestyle soup. if every u.s. home replaced one light bulb with a compact fluorescent bulb, the energy saved could light how many homes? 1 million? 2 million? 3 million? the answer is... 3 million homes. by 2030, investments in energy efficiency could help americans save $300 billion each year. take the energy quiz. energy lives here. president obama is planning on doing between now and christmas eve. starting today, and every day between now and christmas eve, the white house says president obama is going to be doing some public thing every day to highlight good things about health reform, and to get people to sign up for insurance. december 23rd is the next big enrollment deadline for obama care, so the white house is taking on a new effort to fight back against the law's extremely loud critics. you can find of feel the change in tone
. >> fast-food workers say they have enough being stuck at the bottom. katy tur in brooklyn. >> reporter: many workers with fast-food jobs aren't teenagers, they are women over the age of 28. they say they can't support themselves or families off minimum wage. they say they have to work more than one job, oftentimes two or three, to support themselves. they are not getting fulltime work because most hours are capped at 35 hours a week. big protests, moderately effective in some areas, not other areas, shut down some businesses depending where you are. fast-food companies say you can't afford $15 an hour. it's nonrealistic, a nonstarter. any wage raise for workers will get passed down to consumer in the form of higher prices for food. >> joining me now cnbc's brian sullivan. brian, thank you for joining us. lets talk first of all about gdp numbers in the third quarter. 3.6 is a good number. when you look at numbers you're the expert. inventory growth made up more than half of it. that doesn't say much about the overall strength of the economy. >> no, i think you're the expert, andrea. a l
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and save now. philips sonicare. mmm! this is delicious katie. it's not bad for canned soup, right? pfft! [ laughs ] you nearly had us there. canned soup. [ male announcer ] they just might think it's homemade. try campbell's homestyle soup. >>> on the national mall right now, immigration rights advocates are rallying in an effort to move the needle on immigration reform in congress, and this event is the culmination of a hunger strike called fast for families that began 21 days ago in front of the capitol building and garnered 5,000 supporters at other events throughout the country. moo rea teresa kumar is at the rally where msnbc's reverend al sharpton, and others are slated to speak. looks like the weather is holding out, a beautiful day there in washington, d.c. m.t., we know that the president and the first lady along with the vice president have all come there and shown their support for these protesters. with five days left before congress leaves on its winter break, it's really highly unlikely that the house will take up the senate's immigration bill and we've got a handful of re
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, a coordinated pr campaign engineered by national labor groups. nbc's katy tur has more outside a restaurant in brooklyn where dozens of workers have gathered. >> reporter: tamron, the protest has made its way to brooklyn. there are about 100 or so workers outside this wendy's in brooklyn chanting just a moment ago "we can't survive on $7.25." they're also holding signs, asking for the right to unionize. they're saying $7.25 an hour isn't enough to support themselves or their family. they're asking for $15 an hour. these wiomen over the age of 28. they're saying often times they need to work two jobs, three jobs in order to support themselves. they can't even get full-time work in many of these industries because they're capped off at 35 hours a week. now, fast food companies say any sort of raise just isn't going to happen. that $15 an hour especially is a nonstarter. they're saying if they raise the wage of their workers, it's going to get passed down to the consumer in the form of higher prices for food. there are no hard numbers on this, but it's estimated that the price of a burger coul
. [ inhales deeply ] oh. what a relief it is. mmm! this is delicious katie. it's not bad for canned soup, right? pfft! [ laughs ] you nearly had us there. canned soup. [ male announcer ] they just might think it's homemade. try campbell's homestyle soup. >>> the latest numbers show homelessness is growing in big cities like l.a. and new york and now an expose shows they're raking in millions off the backs of the homeless. once called terror lords by the tabloids they have converted their rundown tenements into major for-profit homeless shelters. these have cubicle-size rooms with living conditions described as not suitable for human beings, some with garbage piled high, rats everywhere. the going rate for one single room. new york city is paying $122 a night or $3600 a month. it's the topic of a disturbing article in this week's "new york" magazine. i'm joined by the writer and contributing editor, andrew rice. it's good to have you here. >> thank you. >> this family was already nope back in the '80s as slumlords and you write they created a homeless supply and profited from the shelter
post," sam stein. and katy, quite a bit of news today. >> apart from the tree. >> apart from the tree and apart from willie. a press conference in tallahassee today that may shake up college football. >> yeah. the superstar freshman quarterback for florida state named the acc player of the year yesterday they are going to announce the findings of an investigation, woman accused winston of rape. if those charges are brought about he can't play for the rest of the season. we don't know yet. they will announce it today. >> there's been some charges that the police were covering it up, that she was intimidated. i'll tell you what, it doesn't sound good. anyway, let's go to some other news. >> football is possibly behaving badly. >> to men behaving badly. it's so easy. >> new documents revealed toronto's mayor may have offered suspected drug dealers $5,000 and a car to keep a video of him smoking crack from becoming public. rob ford said he wants to see that tape. >> the best excuse i heard you give for using that crack cocaine was that you were in a drunken stupor. is that supposed to mak
, washington anchor for bbc world news america, katy kay. we will go around the table, but first joining us now nbc news africa correspondent outside the home where mandela is believed to have died. set the scene for us. >> take a look. it is quite an incredible scene. when we got here late yesterday evening after we heard initial reports that nelson mandela might have passed away, it was somber news, but that didn't lot of long at all. overnight the crowd grew and turned into something of a party. why is a party? in every sense this is a celebration of nelson mandela's life. also a celebration of the lives that all south africans have been able to live because of the sacrifice that nelson mandela made. yes, people are sad and somber and there were a few people spotted crying, but people have gotten used to the fact that he was incredibly sick and he was taken to the hospital seriously ill with a lung infection and then he was critically ill and december he was discharged to go home because his home resembled an intensive care unit. people were used to the fact that he was incredibly sick. he w
from chase. so you can. mmm! this is delicious katie. it's not bad for canned soup, right? pfft! [ laughs ] you nearly had us there. canned soup. [ male announcer ] they just might think it's homemade. try campbell's homestyle soup. >>> the latest jobs report shows good signs for the economy. the unemployment rate dropped to 7% in november while 203,000 jobs were created. down from october's unemployment rate of 7.3%. these numbers come as many job seekers are preparing to take the traditional pause in their hubt for work in time for the holidays. but that may be a bad idea. john challenger is the ceo of challenger, gray and christmas. zachary karabell is a cnbc contributor. he's a writer as well. he's written a book as well. john, let me start with you. many folks put off their job search during the holidays thinking that companies don't hire during this time period. why is that not the right thing to do? >> first of all, the data doesn't support it. last november, over 4.66 million people found jobs in november, just slightly down in december. so it is a time when employers es
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